Applications are invited for Chair of Adventure UK.
Adventure UK is representative of a wide range of stakeholders from the UK adventure activities sector. The body was formally known as the Adventure Activities Industry Advisory Council and has added to its membership the UK Adventure Industry Group to form the new body.
The aim of Adventure UK is to represent the Adventure Activities Sector in the UK in order to ensure that end users have a safe and professional adventurous experience. This is achieved by:
- Safety Accreditation: taking a coordinating role in safety accreditation of adventurous activity and managing, developing and growing Adventuremark through Adventure Activities Industry Advisory Committee (AAIAC).
- Representation: being a single consultative contact point for Government and other agencies in the areas of safety, risk management and good practice
- Guidance: being a point of contact for all stakeholders, sharing good practice, developing standards and guidance
- Development: of a non-statutory Industry Scheme to replace AALA Licensing through the Option 3 Working Group (O3WG)
Adventure UK is the body of representative organisations who oversee the election of AAIAC members and the O3WG its work plan.
Adventure Industry Northern Ireland
Association of Heads of Outdoor Education Centres
British Activity Providers Association
Council for Learning Outside the Classroom
European Ropes Course Association
Expedition Providers Association
Institute for Outdoor Learning
Outdoor Education Advisers’ Panel
Scottish Adventure Activity Forum
Scottish Advisory Panel for Outdoor Education
Sport and Recreation Alliance
Wales Activity Tourism Organisation
Young Explorers’ Trust
Together with 4 Observers and Advisors
A full role description and person specification is given in the application pack, which is available from http://bit.ly/AdventureUKPost
Applications, together with two statements of support, must be returned by midday on Monday 14 October 2019 to from Fiona@outdoor-learning.org